Maersk Nigeria Jobs: Cluster Finance Manager

Posted on :

15 Jan, 2010

Category :

Finance Jobs in Nigeria

maerskMaersk Nigeria is currently recruiting a Cluster Finance manager to be based in Apapa, Lagos Nigeria – a cosmopolitan, thriving metropolis with an excellent quality of life, numerous international schools and a large expatriate community.

Areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for Finance activities for all countries within cluster
  • To provide financial information and services to enable cluster management to execute the Maersk Line business effectively
  • To manage and optimize the working capital and cash management strategies
  • To ensure that local finance and control are optimal, accurate and timely in line with global guidelines and local laws and regulations
  • To develop a competent finance organization and to be a strategic partner to the Cluster Top.
  • Co-ordination with Centre Finance and other functions.
  • To co-ordinate with the GSC functions and ensure timely and accurate execution of off-shored tasks
  • To manage the local implementation of off-shoring suitable activities/tasks.
  • Reduction of General and Administrative costs

Key Deliverables

  • Optimized liquidity management and favorable cash flow status
  • Local statutory accounts in accordance with local regulation
  • Accurate and timely execution of all financial transactions
  • Timely and correct HFM updates in accordance with APMM GAP and IFRS standards
  • Reporting of actuals, estimates and budgets in line with global requirements
  • Submission of relevant local statutory requirements and interaction with local authorities
  • Systems – proactively support initiatives for implementation of new systems and propose changes/new implementations as required.
  • Audits – coordinate internal and external audits
  • An optimal cluster-wide control environment across functions

We are seeking candidates who possess the following:

  • Minimum 8 years experience in the Finance and/or Accounting area, with 3 to 4 years being in a high level Managerial position, a professional level degree desirable
  • Well organized, very strong commitment to meeting deadlines and flexibility with regards to working time an absolute requirement
  • Team player with strong relationship building skills and ability to develop employee and direct report competencies.
  • High integrity and personal credibility
  • Self–starter with ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Contingency Management – Anticipate and identify bottlenecks and mitigate risk
  • Experience in role as Leader of Others &/ Leader of Leaders
  • Fluency in English, working knowledge of French would be an advantage.
  • Project Management skills
  • Innovation
  • Capacity to be a change agent — initiate, implement and support changes in a well-structured manner.
  • Learning Opportunities
    · Financial management
    · Development of leadership skills
    · In-depth understanding of the Liner Business
    · Knowledge of various financial and operations systems

    Should you wish to find out more about the position please contact Dylan Land: Human Resources & Organisational Development Manager (recruiting resp) Tel: +234 (0) 805 659 6122 or the incumbent Mr Nitin Senan +234 (0) 1 280 6102.

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    Offer expires on February 4, 2010